Data frames in R A useful feature of R is the data.frame. What is a data.frame? Without being an expert in R: a data.frame is like a table. So when […]
I am currently doing the John Hopkins course on R that is offered through Coursera. There is likely to be a gap between taking the course and using R, and […]
This post describes a very simple ‘to do’ list that I made in a Drupal 7 website. The website already had a Calendar and Date function. I can add a […]
We have TED. And we have people who have not got to TED yet. On Wednesday, I went to Birmingham for the first time in 25 years. When I was […]
I thought I would start recording all the exciting bits of the economy.
Cambridge has produced some of the exciting developments in organic electronics. Which has led to a new e-reader, btw.
But my mood changed when I tried to find the details of the government awards and tried to subscribe by RSS feed. Hmm. . .
As we approach the end of 2008, yes, Japanese neuroscientists are able to recreate what we see from activity in our brain. Here is a link to what people were […]
Are you like your grandparents? Or are you very different? I’m quite excited by all the new science that is going on: biological engineering, nanotechnology, the particle collider, and so […]
Parallel Session II: Making science public: data-sharing, dissemination and public engagement with science Panellists: Ben Goldacre, Open blog Cameron Neylon, Bad Science blog & Oxford University Maxine Clarke, Nature Chair: […]
The seriousness of the recession is exaggerated and underplayed! All around us, we hear the doom and gloom of the recession and I think this talk is both exaggerated and […]
The banking crisis is bad and a lot worse than most people think. But I am not worried. And this is why. On front after front, scientists and science-based professions […]